The quintet of musicians have obviously had professional training, and a wealth of experiences in a variety of other settings, for they bring to this set sounds from across the musical spectrum.
Big-band swing, blues, surf, jazz -- both traditional and modern -- funk, R&B, hard rock, even a touch of reggae, not even Parliament Funkadelic were this far-ranging, but THD meld it all into a sound even more distinctive than Grandmaster Flash's.
Each song pulls the essence out of different musical genres (Jazz, Funk, Big Band, Pop, Disco, Rock).
World leaders were traveling yearly to the rural redwood-covered hills of Northern California and photos actually existed of the giant stone owl and the men in black and red robes.
The lyrics contain thoughtful depth, cheek and will most certainly bring a quirk to your lips.
The lead singers voice has guttural grit that draws you into the cheeky world of, "That Handsome Devil".
As I sat on the couch, watching my husband play the song on, "Guitar Hero 2", I felt a response to the song that I hadn't felt in a long while from music.
It filled me with energy and made me twitch my hips.
If you've been looking for something different, or really just purely enjoy brillant music, buy this CD. They may not make them anymore, but you can try to be creative: fill it with comics, a great mix of eclectic guest bands, and a gregarious host that makes his scintillating guests feel at home, while with a wink at the audience, he gently shreds them to bits.